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March 17, 1983, edition 1 /
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NO PLACE LIKE HOME: Mayor John K. McNeill (right) gives Hoke
County State Representative Danny DeVane ( center ) a city plaque to hang
in his office in Raleigh as a reminder of his home. City Manager Ron Mat
thews (left) looks on as the plaque is given.
Cats Top Circus Lineup
Royal Bengal Tigers and fierce
African Lions await you at this
year's edition of the Franzen
Brothers Circus being sponsored
by The Raeford Kiwanis Club for
the benefit of the Hoke Co.
Children's Center. Wayne
Franzen, America's foremost wild
animal trainer, will put these
beautiful and deadly cats through
their paces in the steel arena.
You sit breathless as a Bengal
Tiger, weighing over 500 lbs.,
walks across the cage on its hind
legs. By rolling globes, jumping
through fire hoops and working in
intricate manuevers this act has
become a favorite of circus au
diences everywhere and a cut
above any others you may have
This great act will be here for
two performances of the Franzen
Brothers Circus on Friday, April 1 .
Show times are scheduled for 6
p.m. and 8 p.m. under the big top
at Armory Park on 401 Business.
Don't wait till circus day to get
your advance circus tickets!
Advance tickets are now
available at the following loca
tions: The News-Journal, Hoke
Co. Children's Center, Western
Auto, Theresa's Dress Shop, Edin
borough Pharmacy, Grocery
Advance Ticket Prices are
Children under 2 years. Free,
Children 2 years to 13 years, $2
and Adults 14 years to 65 years $3.
All proceeds go to benefit the
Hoke Co. Children's Center.
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There was excellent attendance
at Galatia Presbyterian Church for
worship service Sunday morning.
The Chancel Choir presented a
beautiful rendition of "Were You
There." It was so impressively
sung from the church balcony
without instrumental accompani
Circle *4 at Galatia Presbyterian
Church met Monday morning at
10:00 a.m. in the home of Mrs. Et
ta Mae Barnes with 9 members pre
sent. Mrs. Gillis Ray, Circle Chair
man called the meeting to order
and presented the business. The bi
ble study was led by Dr. David Sut
ton, Church Minister. After the
benediction the hostess served
refreshments and a social hour was
There will be revival services at
Pittman Grove Baptist Church
Sunday evening March 27th
through Wednesday evening
March 30 at 7:30 p.m. There will
be a covered dish supper Wednes
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church. This will be provided by
the Senior High Group of the
Raeford Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Mr. Mark invites
everyone to join in this service and
start the Easter morning off in the
Don't forget to purchase your
tickets for the Franzen Bros. Cir
cus that will have two perfor
mances here at Army Park, Fri
day, April 1st. Show time is at six
and eight p.m.
The circus is sponsored by the
Raeford Kiwanis Club and all pro
ceeds will go to the Children's
Center on West Donaldson
So take the kids out to see the
circus. Maybe there is a little kid
still left in you. So join the crowd
for a worthy cause.
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The ACC basketball tournament
is now history, but not before N.C.
State had knocked off three good
teams. 1 had picked Virginia in this
column last week, but it seems that
the State players wanted it a little
too much. They wouldn't say die.
Congratulations to all N.C. State
Now it is on to the NCAA tour
nament and the ACC has four
teams in this event. It is possible
for these teams to meet again
before the tournament is over.
Anyway 1 don't believe anyone
could ask for any better basketball
than was played in Atlanta last
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day evening at 6 p.m. preceding
the 7:30 p.m. service. Rev. Carl
Rehrer of La Grange Park Baptist
Church in Fayetteville will be guest
speaker. The public is invited.
The Youth Group at Tabernacle
Baptist Church was guest of honor
at a breakfast given by the deacons
of the church in the Fellowship
Hall Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m.
This was the beginning of "Youth
The Youth Group was in charge
of Sunday School and taught the
classes from pre-school through
They were also in charge of the
morning and evening worship ser
For the evening worship service
they presented an impressive pro
gram of music, scripture and
There will be a church wide St.
Patricks Party Sunday evening
March 20th and the youth group
are in charge of planning it. They
DOG MEEDS ADOPTING: This
fine animal, a two-year-old mate is
a mixed breed but according to
County Dog Harden William
Hales he has some German
Shepherd blood in him. He also is
a friendly dog and would make a
good pet. Anyone interested in
adopting this dog should contact
Hales at the County Health
HOME SEEDED: This two-year
old male Airdale is friendly and
playful. According to County Dog
H arden William Hates, the dog
would make a wonderful pet.
Anyone wanting more information
on this dog should contact Hales at
the Health Department .
FIRST COTTONSEED OIL.
Cottonseed oil was first produced
in 1768 by Dr. Otto, a Moravian,
who lived in Bethlehem, Pa. He
was able to extract nine pints of the
oil from a bushel and a half of cot
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will show a film as part of the pro
gram. This will conclude the youth
group activity in observance of
Stoney Point Fire Department is
having a Fish fry and bake sale all
day Saturday March 19th at the
Fire station. The proceeds will go
toward a new station building.
Everyone is urged to go and enjoy
a good seafood meal and support a
Mrs. Miller Cook was honored
with a surprise birthday celebra
tion given by all of her children
and Mr. Cook at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Billy Cox, Mr. Cox
and children, Kristi and Tripp in
Raeford Sunday afternoon.
They enjoyed a steak cook-out
followed by birthday cake and all
Mr. and Mrs. Don Wood and
sons, Mac and Allen of Dillon,
South Carolina, Barry and Todd
Wood of Rockfish attended.
Mrs. Cook received many nice
gifts and everyone enjoyed
themselves very much.
Happy birthday Betty! Hope
you have many more!
First annual Townsend Estates
yard sale Saturday April 2 on
Kirkland and Koonce Drive,
behind the Rockfish Fire Station
from 9:00 a.m. until ?. The com
munity is invited to participate in
this multi-family yard sale. For
Mrs. Gordon Barnard and Mrs.
Buie Dove of Cheraw, South
Carolina visited Mr. and Mrs.
Lawrence Barnard Saturday.
Joan and Julie Frazier, students
at East Carolina University in
Greenville, North Carolina return
ed to school after spending an en
joyable week of spring holidays
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Pearl Bruton is recuperat
ing nicely at home following open
heart surgery last week.
Deaths & Funerals
Furman Otis Clark, 63, died
Thursday afternoon in Duke
Hospital in Durham.
Funeral services were 11 a.m.
Saturday in the Raeford
Presbyterian Church by Rev. John
Ropp and Douglas Mark.
Burial was 4 p.m. in the Clark
Family Cemetery in Warren Coun
Survivors are his wife: Mrs.
Anna-Carey Batchelor Clark of
Raeford, three sons: Furman Otis
Clark, Jr. of Charlotte, William
Plummer Clark of Morganton and
Cary Abernathy Clark of Newton;
one daughter: Susan Annette
Clark of Goldsboro, one brother:
James Will Clark of Vaughn; two
sisters: Mrs. A.D. Lawhon of Ben
son and Mrs. Vernita Land of
Yorklown, Va. and two grand
Crumpler Funeral Home in
Raeford served the family.
Samuel A. Copper
Samuel A. Copper, 48, of Seven
Lakes died Mondav.
He was born in Buena Vista,
Virginia and resided in Seven
Lakes until the time of his death.
Mr. Copper was a member of
the Indiana Poultry Food Dealers
Association and had worked for
the House of Raeford turkey
Funeral Services were to be held
Wednesday at the West End
Surviving are his wife, Jo R.
Copper, a son, Samuel Timothy
Copper of the home, a daughter,
Teresa Jo Copper of the home, a
brother. Tod Copper of Midlothia,
Virginia, a sister, Betty Comer of
Roanoke, Virginia and his mother,
Frances Colbert of Roanoke,
Memorials should be sent to the
Heart Fund or the West End
Flora Virginia Logan, 78, of 81
Logan Ave., Asheville, died unex
pectedly this week in her home.
She was a native of Raeford and
had been a resident of Buncombe
County for the past 56 years. She
was a daughter of the late John
Frank and Margaret Catherine
Blue McPhail and the wife of
Harry Rollins Logan, who died in
She taught private piano and
was a teacher at the old Child
Garden School and at Calvary
Kindergarten. She was a lifetime
member of the Asheville
She was a graduate of Salem
Academy and attended Salem Col
She had been an active member
of Calvary Baptist Church since
1928, where she taught Sunday
school, was a pianist, and a
member of the Gleaners Sunday
School Class. She was a member of
Surviving are two daughters,
Dot Moore of Marietta, Ga., and
Catherine Logan of Cleveland,
Ga.; a son. Col. James M. Logan
of Fort McPherson, Ga.; a sister,
Lois Dewar of Smyrna, Ga.; two
brothers, John Frank and William
M. McPhail of Raeford; and four
Services will be held at 4:30 p. .m
Saturday in Calvary Baptist
Church. Dr. Stephen Carreker and
the Rev. John Knight will of
ficiate. Burial will be in Green
The body will remain at Anders
Rice Funeral Home until placed in
the church 30 minutes prior to the
Robert D. Strother
Robert Dewey Strother, 84, a
retired farmer, of Route 1 died
Thursday at Moore Memorial
The funeral was at 2 p m. Satur
day at Ashley Heights Baptist
Church with Rev. Robert L. Den
ton and Rev. A.T. Robertson of
Burial followed in Ashley
Mr. Strother was a charter
member of the Ashley Heights
Survivors include his wife, Mrs.
Bessie Rorie Strother, a son,
Leland D. Strother, Raeford, four
daughters, Mrs. Betty Jordan,
Wilson, Mrs. J.W. King, Mrs.
C.T. Crouch, Jr., and Miss Angela
D. Strother, all of Aberdeen, a
brother, Lee Strother, Aberdeen,
four sisters, Mrs. Ora Stanton,
Albemarle, Mrs. Thelma Sessoms,
St. Pauls, Mrs. Alice Almond and
Mrs. Elsie Teal, both of Aberdeen,
20 grandchildren and 17 great
Arrangements were by Powell
Funeral Home in Southern Pines.
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